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Just Hanging On

Games of days gone by

I think most of us will agree that it would be great if we all had something we could enjoy and which would not be something that would have us arguing about politics and criticizing our President. I got to thinking the other night while lying in my bed at this nursing home. Thinking is about all I can do […]

‘BY GEORGE, I THINK THEY’VE GOT IT!’

Washington’s loves come to life in Lunenburg presentation

At the June meeting of the Lunenburg County Historical Society, two ladies took center stage to share insights into the life and loves of George Washington based upon research and writing by popular contemporary author Mary Higgins Clark in her first published book, Mount Vernon Love Story. Those loves were his wife Martha, whom he called “Patsy,” and his estate […]

CLASS OF ‘72 COUGARS:

50th year reunion in Nottoway

Members of Nottoway Senior High School’s Class of 1972 are planning a 50th year reunion. Any class member interested in assisting or attending the celebration, set for this coming Fall, please email: Sheila W. Harper: sheliawharper20@gmail.com Orlander Marshall: ojmarshall54@gmail.com Barbara Robertson Pulling: barbarapulling@gmail.com Lizzie Stokes: stokes704@yahoo.com

COUNTY MAN IS FUQUA GRAD

Among Fuqua School’s recent 20 graduates in its Class of 2022 is Nottoway County resident Andrew James McDowell, who will attend Averett University in Danville and join the Cougars’ baseball team. Andrew was a member of the Science Honor Society and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He’s the son of Mr. & Mrs. Christopher McDowell of Crewe.

MAGNA CUM LAUDE

ROANOKE — Regina Davis of Blackstone received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English — Magna Cum Laude — during Hollins University’s 180th commencement in May.

DEAN’S LIST AT CCU

CONWAY, SC — McKaellen Wilkerson, a Management major from Crewe, recently was named to the Dean’s List (3.5-3.9 GPA) at Coastal Carolina University. A Kenston Forest graduate, McKaellen is the daughter of Bill & Tonya Wilkerson.

Just Hanging On

Made in America, please

I don’t usually watch news programs about the Royal family, but the other day I saw a minute or two of the celebration of Queen Elizabeth’s 70 years on the throne of England. At the age of 96, she is still quite a lady. Thousands of Brits turned out to honor the Queen. It is obvious that they love her. […]

EXTRAORDINARY NURSE HONORED

Lunenburger cited for compassion after mother in labor loses twins

Tiffany Foley recently was recognized at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital in South Hill with The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the California-based Foundation’s program to recognize efforts nurses perform every day. Tiffany, of Victoria, has worked at VCU Health CMH for five years. She currently works as a Labor and Delivery Nurse in the […]

SCHOLARS AT FUQUA

Eight students from Nottoway County were recognized at Fuqua School in Farmville for academic excellence during the 4th and final grading quarter. Eighth grader Elizabeth Ledger and junior Jordan Ledger were named to the High Academic Honors List (All A’s). Fourth grader Landon Redford, 6th grader Kyle Redford, and senior Andrew McDowell were named to the Academic Honors List (All […]

RELIGIOUS WAIVERS

Nottoway School Board members Thursday night exempted three students from attending school under the state’s Religious Exemption statute.


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